1914 Arizona Wildcats football team

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1914 Arizona Wildcats football
ConferenceIndependent
1914 record5–1
Head coach
CaptainTurner Church Smith
Seasons
  1913
1915  
1914 Western college football independents records
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Montana     701
Oregon Agricultural     702
Washington     601
Arizona     510
Montana A&M     510
New Mexico     311
New Mexico A&M     421
Oregon     421
USC     430
Idaho     231
Washington State     240

The 1914 Arizona Wildcats football team was an American football team that represented the University of Arizona as an independent during the 1914 college football season. In their first season under head coach Pop McKale, the team compiled a 4–1 record, shut out four of six opponents, and outscored all opponents by a total of 85 to 20. The team captain was Turner Church Smith. [1]

Following a game against Occidental College in Los Angeles, a story in the Los Angeles Times noted: "The Arizona men showed the fight of wild cats . . ." [2] In response to the Timesstory, the Arizona student body adopted the "Wildcats" as the team's nickname. [3]

The season included the resumption of the Arizona–Arizona State football rivalry after a hiatus of 12 years. The Wildcats won the game by a score of 34 to 0.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
October 10Douglas YMCA
W 21–0 [4]
October 17 Tucson High School Tucson, AZW 13–0
October 31 Tempe Normal
  • University field
  • Tucson, AZ (rivalry)
W 34–0 [5]
November 7at Occidental
L 0–14 [2]
November 14 New Mexico A&M
  • University field
  • Tucson, AZ
W 10–0 [6]
November 26 Pomona
  • University field
  • Tucson, AZ
W 7–6 [7]

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References

  1. "Arizona Football 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). University of Arizona. 2016. pp. 102, 104. Retrieved October 23, 2016.
  2. 1 2 William M. Henry (November 8, 1914). "14 to 0: Occidental Takes a Hard Game; Arizona Puts up Unexpected Struggle". Los Angeles Times. p. 10.
  3. Craig Degel (November 15, 1996). "Bear Down: 100 years of Arizona athletics". Arizona Daily Wildcat.
  4. "Thump of Pigskin Heard in Arizona in Earnest Again". The Bisbee Daily Review. October 11, 1914. p. 9 via Newspapers.com.
  5. "Score of 34-0 Gives Game To University". The Arizona Daily Star. November 1, 1914. p. 7 via Newspapers.com.
  6. "Porter's Drop and Touchdown Defeat Aggies". The Arizona Daily Star. November 15, 1914. p. 6 via Newspapers.com.
  7. "Arizona Is Football Champion Southwest". The Arizona Daily Star. November 27, 1914. pp. 1–2 via Newspapers.com.